カテゴリー: bug

Critical Bug Found in Bitcoin Core Invokes the Multiple Client Argument

Over the last 24 hours, the cryptocurrency community has been discussing a critical vulnerability that was found in the Bitcoin Core (BTC) reference client. A bug introduced in Bitcoin Core version 0.14, that also affects all subsequent versions, could have caused a great majority of current Core nodes to crash. According to the developer’s Optech […]

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The Daily: Coinbase Explores Crypto ETF, Changelly Verifies Monero Traders

The Daily: Coinbase Explores Crypto ETF, Changelly Verifies Monero TradersUS exchange Coinbase is reportedly exploring possibilities to create a cryptocurrency ETF and we’ve covered the details in The Daily. Also, Bittrex announces fiat pairs for cardano and zcash, Changelly admits requesting KYC documents from clients trading privacy coins like XMR, and Monero developers find another bug. Also read: EU Urged for Common Crypto Rules, […]

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25% of All Smart Contracts Contain Critical Bugs

25% of All Smart Contracts Contain Critical BugsFor every problem that smart contracts solve, they seem to introduce another. In a week in which EOS has made news for all the wrong reasons over a RAM vulnerability, a code auditor has revealed the prevalence of smart contract bugs. Security firm Hosho, which has forged a new partnership with community managers Amazix, has […]

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The Billion-Dollar Quest to Eliminate Smart Contract Bugs

The Billion-Dollar Quest to Eliminate Smart Contract BugsYou can’t have software without bugs. Every major piece of code is subject to extensive debugging, which is an inevitable part of the development process. But when that code controls digital assets worth millions of dollars, ensuring it’s free of critical errors isn’t just desirable – it’s imperative. As this week’s Bancor hack and this […]

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Syscoin Hack Disrupts Binance Prompting Temporary Shutdown

Syscoin Hack Disrupts Binance Prompting Temporary ShutdownSyscoin has been hit by an unusual hack that has manipulated the coin’s total supply. The attackers then sent the fraudulently generated coins to Binance and sold them, pushing the price of 1 SYS to as high as 96 BTC. The BTC they received was then withdrawn, prompting Binance to temporarily cease trading and to […]

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EOS Has Issues

EOS Has IssuesThe EOS mainnet is less than a week old but already the much-vaunted blockchain has ran into a spate of issues ranging from the minor to the critical. Teething problems with new blockchains are to be expected, but the numeracy of these, coupled with a series of other anomalies, have had EOS critics scratching their […]

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Bitcoin in Brief Friday: World Satoshi Summit Canceled, Pump and Dump Scheme Exposed

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: World Satoshi Summit Canceled, Pump and Dump Scheme ExposedIn today’s Bitcoin in Brief we’re covering disappointing news for the crypto community: the World Satoshi Summit in Delhi has been canceled because of “regulatory issues” according to its organizers. Also, an alleged crypto pump and dump scheme has been exposed. There is more than one opinion on the case, as you’ll see below. Also […]

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Exchanges Suspend ERC20 Token Deposits After Discovery of Smart Contract Bug

Okex Suspends ERC20 Token Deposits After Discovery of Smart Contract BugEthereum’s smart contract bugs just keep on coming. Exchanges including Okex, Poloniex, Coinone, and Hitbtc today suspended deposits of ERC20 tokens following the discovery of a batch overflow bug written into the smart contracts governing numerous coins. The news comes in the same week that the ethereum community voted against restoring the lost ether that […]

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EOS, Cardano and Tezos: Sleeping Giants Starting to Stir

EOS, Cardano and Tezos: Sleeping Giants Starting to StirEOS, Cardano and Tezos are cryptocurrency’s big sleepers. The latter project has lain dormant since last summer while its legal troubles played out, while EOS and Cardano have been beavering away, but have yet to produce the goods. With signs that all three projects are now stirring into life, investors might finally see a return. […]

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